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Approved For Release 1999/08/24: CIA-RDP78-02771 R0001.00250002-9 Noz wegia w Neuti' list N speper The Norwegian left-wing, neutralist fortnightly Paper OrlenteriM was first published on. a regular basis in early 1953. Its backacrs had hoped to make it a weekly but a lack of funds prevented this plan from materializing, The atflz ounced purpose of the paper, outlined in its trial issue of December 1952} is to present to Norwegians an objective disco eion of internal and external Norwegian policy issues and to fuiltil a need not now supplied by the essentially party press. Chile contending that it opposes the present cour+e of Norwegian foreign policy and while being consistently anti-American in its views, it advocates a fuller and freer public debate of national Issues--somethings, it sveras, that has been prevented by the strong party discipline and by the similarity in the views of the for party leadiew ?r9 entering is the organ of Andelaalaaget Orientering, a leftist Socialist, neutr1ist group Incorporated in early 1953. This group is the cult of a merger of three left- wing Socialist groups into one neutralist orgaanizationg the left-wing independent Labor Party Group of 091o, The Way Forward and Jakob Fr1isn Independent Norwegian League,, the C nterpart of the Committee for the Prowtion of Independent Danish For el PO .i.ey. Approved 'For Release 1999/08/24: CIA-RDP78-02771 R000100250002-9 Approved For Release 1999/08/24: CIA-RDP78-02771 R000100250002-9 0 enterinn appears to lean heavily on the support of about 50 regular contributors, with an occasional new contributor joining. Among the mainstays are Jakob Friie, left-wing Socialist, Sigurd Evensmo, August Lange aIsi Vilhelm Auberts It has been accused of having been financed by-the Communists. Its influence is limited largely to the Oslo area and is not.great. - 2 - Approved For Release 1999/08/24: CIA-RDP78-02771 R000100250002-9